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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald good evening, i'm ann
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notarangelo. tonight fire crews in southern california are battling hot, dry conditions as they take on a 3600-acre wildfire north of santa clarita. the flames are chewing through dried-out brush and chaparral in rugged terrain not far from castaic lake. close to 1,000 firefighters have been called in. so far, they have only about 15% contained. cbs reporter art barron has more front angeles national forest. >> reporter: hot, dry weather is helping to feed these ferocious flames in the san fransesquito canyon. >> fire is burning southwest towards the castaic area and that is our concern. it's moving down towards the lake hughes road. we did close the lake hughes road from castaic lake in the bottom end, cottonwood up on the top. >> reporter: the fast-moving powerhouse fire is going south- southwest. firefighters 900 strong are battling flames and making repeated air drops as seen here in this portion of this
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stubborn brush fire. >> we had the dc-10 here today, 10 helicopters, eight air tankers flying this fire dropping retardant and water. >> reporter: the steep rugged mountains and excessive heat make it difficult for those like mason thompson called out to help from northern california. stubborn fire, would you say? >> this is the old type. it doesn't take a lot of heat to get going with the wind and so dry here, the near drought conditions, that it's been getting up and going. >> reporter: even those not in its path are affected. the fire is blanketing nearby valencia with thick hayes and ash. >> during the day it gets heavier especially when the wind shifts this way and then it blows out and comes back. >> you can smell it and ash is all over the floors and cars. >> you can see it from everywhere. it's -- if you out doing any strenuous activity and you have any kind of asthma problems, you might want to hold off until next week. >> reporter: all day we had down canyon winds but now the winds have shifted moving back to the north. you can see behind me the plume
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of smoke at the angeles national forest. fortunately, no buildings are in any immediate threat. in the angeles national forest, art barron, kpix 5. closer to home san jose firefighters have been busy, cell phone video shows a brush fire that burned five acres off 280 and story road and you can see the thick smoke. no structures were threatened. and here's the damage from a 4- acre grass fire at great oaks parkway in monterey. it was brought under control in an hour. the heat is a factor for firefighters but others are loving the hot temperatures. kpix 5's roberta gonzales is here with how hot it got today. roberta? >> so far we have had one record high temperature. good evening, that was to the north in santa rosa at 96 degrees. looking towards mount diablo, we have the influx of a scattered high cloudy sky a veil of high, thin clouds working their way over the ridge ridge that continues to en combat the bay area causing
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the temperatures to soar and drying out the atmosphere. this red area here reflects the areas still under a red flag warning tonight until 7:00 primarily the carquinez strait and the delta. the northeast offshore winds gusting up to 30 miles per hour humidity 18%. there is your record high today in santa rosa equally as warm at the delta, 88 san jose, 76 in san francisco. the cooldown begins as early as tomorrow. we'll pinpoint that forecast and that's still straight ahead. >> thank you. people in the midwest woke up again to tornado damage. take a look. widespread flooding through the area. oklahoma city got about 11" of rain overnight. many people are now evacuating their homes surrounded by water. edward lawrence joins us from el reno. these storms just keep on
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coming. >> they don't get a break here in the oklahoma city area. ann, this storm was bad because it caught people off guard in their cars. it met during rush hour and you add in the folks who knew the storm was coming and then they jumped in their cars to run away from it creating gridlock on the highway as the storm hit. people in the suburbs around oklahoma city are salvaging what they can from tornado-damaged homes and businesses. in el reno, west of oklahoma city, a tornado twisted metal at this restaurant where workers were riding out the storm. >> just held on to each other and got everybody --we hid under the staircase right here. there were seven of us. >> reporter: at this aviation school in el reno the tornado picked up and threw planes like they were small sticks. friday's outburst of deadly tornadoes and violent thunderstorms brought damaging winds and heavy rain. saturday, floodwaters surrounded homes and trapped animals and cars. washed-out roads are causing problems for crews trying to assess the storm damage.
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>> our crews are out now and they are repairing these washed- out places. we are removing debris from the roads and we kind of have to do that just to get it ready for the first responders. >> reporter: the national weather service is working to figure out just how many tornadoes touched down in oklahoma. it hit during rush hour flipping cars on major roads. most of the deaths were from people stuck in their cars when the storms plowed through. debris flew across roadways even catching experienced storm chasers off guard. the violent weather stretched from oklahoma into missouri. multiple tornadoes hit communities around saint louis. homes in st. charles county were flattened. others lost roofs. forecasters say these hard hit areas should get a break from the storms over the next few days. and of the 9 people who died last night in this area from those storms, two of them were children. there are 75 people -- more than 75 people who were
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injured, five of them today are in critical condition still. reporting live, edward lawrence for cbs news, el reno, oklahoma. >> looking at those pictures, the power, how does the strength of last night's tornadoes compare to the one that hit moore, oklahoma on may 20? >> reporter: it was actually a lot weaker than it was. on may 20, you're talking about an ef-5 tornado. last night they had five tornadoes that were ef-3. so significantly less strength. but you can still see the devastation that happened here. i'm standing actually at an aviation school and it just picked these planes up as you saw in the piece and threw them all over the place. so still very powerful winds. but the one on may 20th was very, very strong. >> edward, thank you very much. with so much rebuilding to be done, you may be wondering how you can help the victims of the tornadoes. we have information on look under quick links. work is starting now on a major construction project on
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interstate 580 near the richmond/san rafael bridge. on the richmond side of the toll plaza caltrans is going to shift traffic. starting tomorrow morning all drivers will be moved on the eastbound side. it will be split up into two lanes in each direction. the speed limit will be reduced to 45 miles per hour. drivers should expect delays and caltrans hopes to have the work completed within three months. well, another illegal sideshow in oakland leads to gunfire. now a 25-year-old woman is on life support after getting hit. oakland police say it happened around 2:30 this morning at macarthur and 106th when a party bus tried driving through one of the illegal car competitions. one neighbor says police just end up ignoring it all. >> the cops don't do nothing. they just boss them around and they come back an hour later and do it over again. if the cops don't mind it, they
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don't even show up. most of the time they don't even show up. >> two men were hit by bullets and got themselves to the hospital. police say the party bus kept going. east oakland has seen dozens of sideshows already this year. well, hundreds more rods and bolts in the new bay bridge are in danger of cracking. the latest tests were ordered after 32 rods cracked when they were tightened. an outside consultant for caltrans says the galvanizing process made 600 more rods harder than they should be. corrosion tests could determine if they will need replacing. caltrans will make a final decision next month on when the $6 billion eastern span will open. they are breaking the lease that we signed. >> renters upset with the change in apartment policy. what they are now being asked to pay for that used to be free. >> and a church tower toppled. the problems that meant it's needed to be brought down. ,,,, look at them kids. [ sigh ]
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they have no idea what it was like before u-verse high speed internet. yeah, you couldn't just stream movies to a device like that. one time, i had to wait half a day to watch a movie. you watched movies?! i was lucky if i could watch a show. show?! man, i was happy to see a sneezing panda clip! trevor, have you eaten today? you sound a little grumpy.
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[ laughter ] [ male announcer ] connect all your wi-fi-enabled devices with u-verse high speed internet. rethink possible. structure unsafe. demoli the bell tower at a belmont church is coming down today after city officials deemed the structure unsafe. demolition began just after 9 a.m. at the entrance of immaculate heart of mary catholic church.
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a crane removed it in sections. city officials say dry rot and termites caused the damage. no word if the church plans to rebuild the tower. at one of richmond's largest apartment complexes tenants are upset they are changing the lease terms. the complex is cuddling the number of free parking spots from two to one at the bella vista apartments. a second change was having to pay for a second vehicle. tenants say the management company shouldn't be able to change the terms before the end of the lease. the city council is now getting involved. >> it affects not only the tenants but richmond's reputation and i don't think we should just sit by and send a message to potential tenants might be thinking about moving to richmond that they can get walked all over by the landlords. >> he is trying to get it on the city council agenda for next tuesday's meeting. we also contacted the management company that runs the property fpi management,
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inc., out of folsom and haven't heard back. we'll be right back. secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it.
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in the works in san jose... k-p-i-x 5's patrick sedillo tells us: it could mean the some redevelopment is in the works in san jose. kpix 5's patrick sedillo tells us it could mean the beginning of the end for some historic movie theaters. >> we had one of our first dates here to see a movie in 1982.
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>> reporter: she and her husband have been coming to the winchester domed theaters in san jose for more than three decades. built in the '60s the theaters might be the next victim of the wrecking ball. the lease is running out and the domes among the last in the bay area sit on 11.6 acres of prime real estate across the street from santana row. >> we had heard that they are going to put some new development here. it's too bad because it's really the most convenient place for us to go. there's always parking. >> reporter: but developers have their eyes on all that parking too. according to the "wall street journal," new plans might include a shopping village, housing and office space. still, the old theaters evoke memories of a different time. >> paint your wagon. >> come along with us, clint hurdle. >> "star wars" here as a little kid. >> reporter: the theat verse not only created memories for thousands of people, but the theaters have also been a safe place for kids to go. >> there isn't anything else in this area for kids to do. either you have a fat pocket
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and your parents drop you at the mall to shop while they shop or hang out on the streets at the 7-eleven and find drugs or whatever. >> reporter: a domed theater in pleasant hill met a similar feat. last month it came down to make way for a sporting goods store. although nothing is written in stone yet, it looks like the domes in san jose are doomed. >> time marches on. got to progress. >> reporter: reporting from san jose, patrick sedillo, kpix 5. i bet a lot of people were heading to the movie theater this afternoon. >> i was at the contra costa county fair yesterday. i was out there for four hours on the midway where it was 95 degrees. i caved in and had some deep fried cheese. what's a weather girl without a funnel cake? >> oh, yeah. it's going to be hot at that midway tomorrow in the low 90s. i worked it off today i give
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you my word. let's head out right now. good evening, this is a scene looking out from oakland over 880 and can you see at the bottom of your screen? it looks like a little fair going on there as well with the carnival big midway wheels spinning around and around. currently we have high, thin clouds overhead. temperatures in the 70s, 80s and 90s in livermore. now we head due east towards vacaville where we have some high clouds to the east and to the north. 93 degrees west winds at 13 miles per hour. it's a return of the onshore flow. high clouds tonight, tomorrow cooler seasonal days ahead. red flag warning in effect for the next few minutes until 7:00 when it expires for the carquinez strait and the delta. it's an offshore wind gusting up to 30 miles per hour. record high today 96 degrees in santa rosa. besting the old record of 95. pair of 8s in san jose. 70s and 80s common across the
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bay. 96 in blackhawk through pleasanton into livermore. tonight into the 50s, low 60s at the delta. futurecast, clearly illustrates this right here. that is the return of our cooling trend. that's the marine layer that will push onshore and hang very tight to the san mateo coast all day long bringing down those temperatures along the peninsula and around the immediate seashore. sure, high pressure still the key component but we have ally bit of an eddy set up to the north of us to enhance our marine layer and therefore, the cooling trend begins as early as tomorrow. so let's go ahead and talk about the good guys get together 90 degrees tomorrow down from 96 degrees today, boy, that was jamming today. number-wise into the 60s, beaches 70s peninsula, 80s santa clara valley warm spot 90 brentwood. 90 at the delta. fairfield rio vista cordelia north of the golden gate bridge up to 90 in santa rosa, extended forecast there you have the seasonal weather beginning with your tuesday.
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that is a look at your seven- day forecast. vern glenn in the house baseball weather. >> baseball weather indeed. got football news for you. the 49ers made an interesting acquisition. tiger woods some work to do. the as a walk in the park and matt cain and the giants pulled off a double if you want to call it that in st. louis. don't move. ,, female narrator: through sunday, it's posturepedic through sunday, it's posturepedic versus beautyrest with up to $400 off. serta icomfort and tempur-pedic go head-to-head with three years' interest-free financing. mattress price wars end sunday at sleep train.
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♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪
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header... forgettable.... ma the baseball up top weather ruled last night in st. louis causing the giants and
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cardinals to play a doubleheader. game one, forgettable. matt cain on the hill for the first one. he pitched well. if you threw out the 3rd inning. he was the name in the cardinals with a hammer. st. louis line-up teed off on him. cardinals had nine hits, seven runs and forced cain to throw 40 pitches into the disastrous 3rd inning alone. second time he was lit up by st. louis this season. he gave up six runs. giants never recovered in the offense silent, as well. they lost game one and game 2, as well. just over, 7-1 the final. . >> that's coco crisp. dan straley eight strikeouts for the day six strong, but
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sean doolittle cold hold the lead. two runs come in. we are tied to go to extra innings. bases loaded for josh reddick and he takes it all the way. how about a walkoff walk for the as as they win final of 4- 3. how do you like that! a little pie in the face for the hero. golf. hey, a new low for the world's number one player tiger woods. this is the third round of the memorial in ohio. the reaction will say it all. yeah. hooks his shot, falls into the crowd . and then his approach shot overshoots the hole. he double bogeyed the hole. now on 18 -- >> oh, my gosh! >> --is this miniature golf? he just triple bogeys 18 gets a 44 on the back nine. that's a career worst. 79 for the round. now he has won five times on this course but you would never know it. he is tied for 69th, 16 shots
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behind the leader, matt kuchar. and hockey. jonathan quick made 34 saves. he needed 2 more. western conference final tied at one. the chicago blackhawks take game one over the kings, final of 2-1. ex-jets and browns head coach eric mangini will join the 49ers as an offensive consultant. mangini's last coaching stint was with the browns. he spent the last few years as an analyst for espn. olympic swim sensation missy franklin the world recordholder in the 200-meter back stroke will swim that very event tonight in santa clara at a tune-up meet for the upcoming world championships. she swam that event tonight in santa clara. here's the clip with my chat with the 18-year-old uc- berkeley-bound star. before you went to the olympics, where you got five medals, four of them gold, was that part of the plan going over?
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>> you know, just going over to london, the plan was honestly just to have fun and enjoy the experience. my first time at the olympics, i was just so happy to be there. i just wanted to get out and do my best. ♪[ music ] >> that video went viral. the call me maybe video on the plane! >> we had so much fun planning it. we filmed for two days straight at the end of france. it was so much fun. >> how has this calendar year been for you? most people are, you know, thinking about their senior prom and maybe the s.a.t.s, whatever. >> no trust me, i was thinking about my senior prom too. honestly, this year has been absolutely incredible. it's been so wonderful. i have still gotten all the experiences i wanted to in my senior year and graduated two weeks ago it's been absolutely unbelievable. >> did you go to your senior prom, then? >> i did.--i did. i went to two. >> when did you realize were you famous? >> on halloween i was handing out candy to trick or treaters i saw little girls coming to the door dressed as me. i was thinking that was the
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moment. oh, my gosh. >> she's terrific. she won the 200-meter back stroke, won the 200-meter freestyle so she pulled off a double in front of the crowd in santa clara aquatic center. she is one of those people where you can just say oh, man, i twisted my ankle. oh, it's not so bad. it will be okay. you'll feel better about yourself. >> i'm glad she is going to be around here for four more years. >> adorable. >> see you at 11:00. captions by: caption colorado ,,,,,,,,,,
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>> the following program is sponsored by operation smile.
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>> roma downey: hello, i'm roma downey. about thirteen years ago when i was filming "touched by an angel," we did a story about an organization called operation smile. i saw children who had been born with facial deformities. the doctors and nurses, all volunteers, giving these kids free surgeries for 25 years. and i was profoundly moved. so i volunteered as well. it's truly been among the most rewarding work i've ever done. watch and see why. nine year old sut has been ridiculed and rejected all his life. sut isn't even his real name but that's what he's been called from the day he was born. sut means "harelip" a terrible name for a child born with a cleft lip. he's from a very poor family who could never afford surgery. when he was five he went for his first day of school.


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